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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Among the recommendations from the Health Department for consideration as the coronavirus emergency declaration is scheduled to expire, is to continue closing American Samoa’s borders with Samoa and Hawaii until May 31st. Furthermore, DoH recommends to continue the...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A couple was arrested last week on the allegation that the family found a way to tamper with the American Samoa Power Authority [ASPA) service to get power illegally — without being metered or charged. Michelle Aetui-Fuimaono and her husband Kirk Aab made their initial...
The LBJ COVID-19 triage tents set up in front of the hospital
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At Sunday’s ASG coronavirus task force meeting, LBJ Medical Center chief executive officer Faumuina John Faumuina gave an update on the hospital’s current work including addressing issues such as medication, which the hospital tries to keep on hand with at least a 30-day...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In an Apr. 27th memo to cabinet members, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga made revisions to the coronavirus task force and its working group. Lolo explained that recently executed organizational changes have necessitated the revision of the composition of the task force, along...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An intoxicated man who was picked up by cops last Friday night, Apr. 24 and charged with public peace disturbance and resisting arrest has been released on his own recognizance, under standard conditions. Wayne Talitiga made his initial appearance in District Court this...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG COVID-19 Task Force chairman Iulogologo Joseph Pereira says that of the more than $67 million American Samoa is getting from the US Treasury Department, over $32 million is for the stimulus checks, which ASG will distribute to local qualified tax payers and eligible...
People crowded under the tents at Social Services in Utulei on Monday, April 20 for apparently Gita relief money.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Local residents who applied for the Additional Supplemental Disaster Recovery Assistance (ASDRFA) Program administered by the Dept. of Human and Social Services (DHSS) continue to show up at the DHSS compound – even though they haven’t been contacted to do so – and...
Chief Justice Michael Kruse
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the trial of a man accused of violating local drug laws is postponed until further notice from the court. Sefo Mikaele’s case was heard before Chief Justice in High Court last week, when the government attorney filed a motion to postpone...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Samoa who pled guilty to meth possession has been ordered to serve 20 months in the Territorial Correction Facility as a condition of a 5-year probation. Faamatala Iakopo appeared in High Court last week for sentencing. He has been in custody since his arrest...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two cases against two brothers charged in drug related matters are now in High Court, after District Court Judge Elvis P. Patea found probable cause to bind them over, following a preliminary examination (PX) for each man last week. Faafetai Filipo, 40, is charged with...

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